Check List: before leaving your country for Congo.
- TRAVEL VISA:
This is required and available from the embassy in your country.
The visa for the Kinshasa DCR Congo xxpedition needs to be for Democratic Republic of Congo, and
the visa for Maipili RC Congo expedition needs to be for Republic of Congo.
Apply no later than 4 weeks before you travel as it will take this time to process the visa application.
- VISITOR INVITATION/PERMIT:
You need will need a visitor invitation/permit as which we will supply to you using our team Congo who are paid to facilitate this permit. We should have sent these to you 6 weeks prior to your visit.
The flight for the Kinshasa DRC Congo expedition should be to Kinshasa Airport in Democratic Republic of Congo, and
the flight for the Maipili RC Congo expedition needs to be to Maya Maya Airport in Brazzaville in Republic of Congo.
- IMMUNISATION AND HEALTH:
- Yellow fever (essential).
- Hepatitis A & B (6 weeks before travel).
- Tetanus booster.
- Malaria tablets.
- Insect repellant (good quality).
- Sun lotion (factor 30 is recommended).
- Anti-biotics for dysentery (just in case – ask your doctor to prescribe these for you).
- FISHING EQUIPMENT:
Check your fishing tackle and take a back up rod and reel; we advise you to take 3 rods and 3 reels and ensure they are all working and the rods are well packaged.
Monofilament: (recommend due to nature of river).
Take $1500 minimum (U.S. Dollars) as it’s a requirement to enter the countries.